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Cheers to Michelle Forbes for her dead-on performance on The Killing.

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The versatile actress has toggled between outlandish fantasy (
Battlestar Galactica, True Blood) and down-to-earth drama (Homicide: Life on the Street, In Treatment) throughout her career.  She may have found her greatest role yet on AMC's mesmerizing mystery as Mitch Larsen, the emotionally addled mother of a teenage murder victim.The Killing unblinkingly insists we witness the human toll of a horrific crime, and Forbes seemingly goes through the seven stages of grief before our very eyes. (As her husband, Justified and Deadwood veteran Brent Sexton is equally fine.) Truly, she slays us.What do you think of Michelle Forbes on The Killing?

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